Job Opportunity

Founded 80 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children's development organisations in the world. We work in 52 countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. In 2015, Plan International worked with 100 million children in 85,282 communities. Plan International is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations but having a vision of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people's rights and dignity.

Plan International has been operating in Bangladesh since 1994. Plan International seeks to ensure the rights of children to education, health, safe water and sanitation, protection, youth social and economic empowerment and climate change, environmental degradation and natural or man-made disaster hazards throughout the country.

Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)

Workforce Development for Bangladeshi Youth Activity

Based in Dhaka

Competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the qualified and deserving candidate

The Opportunity

Plan International seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for USAID’s anticipated Workforce Development for Bangladeshi Youth Activity in Bangladesh, a cooperative agreement with an expected budget of approximately $10-$25 million over five years.  If awarded, it is anticipated that the program will start in January 2019.

The goal of the Workforce Development activity is for youth beneficiaries to acquire new or better employment that aligns with Standard Foreign Assistance Indicator EG 6-1. The activity will support youth's skill development, forge linkages with the private sector to facilitate job placement, create an enabling environment for women to engage in employment, and provide continuous support to youth in the Feed the Future Zone of Influence. The workforce development activity will fill the gap in programming by targeting youth ages 15-29, with at least a fifth grade education who are out of school or ineligible to enrol in the public Technical Vocational and Education Training system

The DCOP will support the Chief of Party in the management of the project. S/he will be in charge of providing technical and managerial leadership including technical oversight, financial management and administration and grants management. S/he oversees coordination of field operations, provide support in the management of sub-grantees, and ensure that activities meeting USAID and Plan standards. The position is contingent upon award of the project and approval by USAID. 

Detail ToR for the position can be found in the below link:

Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)

Qualified Bangladeshi nationals, including those living in the diaspora, are highly encouraged to apply.
 
To Apply:

Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.   
              
Taka – Gross salary with other admissible benefits like PF and Gratuity.

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply online following the above link by:

22nd July 2018

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